|Location||Midori-ku, Saitama, Saitama Prefecture, Japan|
|Public transit||Saitama Rapid Railway Line at Urawa-Misono|
|Operator||Saitama Prefectural Park Association|
|Record attendance||63,551 (Japan vs Oman, 3 June 2012)|
|Field size||105 x 68 m|
|Opened||1 October 2001|
|Urawa Red Diamonds (2001-present)|
Omiya Ardija (2005-2007)
Japan national football team (2001-2020)
Saitama Stadium 2002 (?2002, Saitama Sutajiamu Niimarumarunii), often called Saitama Stadium (?, Saitama Sutajiamu) or simply Saisuta (), is a football stadium located in Midori-ku, Saitama, Saitama Prefecture, Japan.
Currently J1 League football club Urawa Red Diamonds use this stadium for home games. It is one of the largest football specific stadiums in Asia. It is one of the planned football venues for the 2020 Summer Olympics.
Built by Azusa Sekkei to host matches of the 2002 FIFA World Cup, construction was completed in September 2001. The stadium holds 63,700 people, although for segregation reasons league games hosted at the ground have a reduced capacity of 62,300. The Saitama Stadium hosted four matches during the 2002 FIFA World Cup, including co-host Japan's first match against Belgium.
The stadium was one of the venues of the 2002 FIFA World Cup, and held the following matches:
|Date||Team 1||Result||Team 2||Round|
|2 June 2002||England||1-1||Sweden||Group F|
|4 June 2002||Japan||2-2||Belgium||Group H|
|6 June 2002||Cameroon||1-0||Saudi Arabia||Group E|
|26 June 2002||Brazil||1-0||Turkey||Semi-finals|